Test and Measurement

Sensors & Instrumentation Live returns to the NEC on 25 and 26 September 2019

Sensors & Instrumentation Live returns to the NEC, Birmingham for its special 10 year anniversary show on 25 and 26 September 2019. Located in Hall 2 and co-located with the TCT Show, the exhibition brings together the best instruments and sensors from market-leading companies. Registration for the UK’s only dedicated sensors …

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Ion Science on target to achieve £20 million turnover in 30th anniversary year

In line with its 30 per cent year-on-year growth objective, Cambridge-based Ion Science is celebrating 30 years by announcing it is on target to achieve £20 million turnover in 2019. Increasing global awareness of the need to monitor volatile organic compounds (VOCs) for indoor and outdoor air quality continues to …

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University of Bath and Kistler cooperate in complex powertrain analysis

The automotive industry is moving fast into an era where electric power is used as the primary power source with hydrocarbon fuels in a supporting role. The use of the “Plug-in Hybrid” concept presents challenges to powertrain designers that demand new technologies to define the parameters of the propulsion systems. …

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Chelsea Technologies appoints Elizabeth Paull as its new managing director

Chelsea Technologies has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Paull as its new managing director. Paull, who joins the company from leading subsea technology developer Sonardyne International, has been appointed to further develop Chelsea Technologies as a market leader in environmental sensing technology across a variety of industry sectors, and particularly in …

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DJB Instruments signs major USA distributor agreement

DJB Instruments has announced another significant step in its ongoing expansion in export sales markets. Following the opening of the office in Asia late in 2018, the company can now announce it has signed an exclusive distributor agreement covering North America. The agreement with Skorchtek LLC, who are DJB’s approved …

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Ninewells Hospital chooses ION Science Tiger VOC detector for use within assisted conception unit

The Assisted Conception Unit at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee has purchased an ION Science Tiger handheld volatile organic compound (VOC) detector in adherence with the Human Fertilisation and Embryology (HFEA) regulations for air quality in tissue laboratories and to ensure optimum culture conditions for embryos. This follows an independent external …

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TTI named best pan-European distributor 2018 by Omron

TTI has won the ‘Best Pan-European Distributor 2018’ award category from Omron Electronic Components Europe. The awards ceremony, held during Omron’s Distribution Summit in Barcelona on 12 June 2019, saw the company reward its distributors for outstanding sales and service performance. “We very much appreciate receiving this accolade in recognition …

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MTS awarded contract for world’s largest heavy vehicle durability simulator

MTS Systems Corporation has been awarded a contract valued at $30.4M, inclusive of all options, to design and build the world’s largest spindle-coupled road simulator for the US Army. The contract will be incrementally funded, and the majority of options exercisable in fiscal years 2020, 2021 and 2022. The road …

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Element to host equipment and materials qualification technical conference

Element Materials Technology (Element) and the Equipment Qualification Services Alliance (EQSA) partners are hosting an equipment and materials qualification technical conference on September 18, 2019 at the University of Bristol. This free event will provide opportunities to discuss existing design and testing process improvements with experienced industry professionals and experts. …

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Fluke acquires PRUFTECHNIK

Fluke Corporation has acquired PRUFTECHNIK, a market leader in precision laser shaft alignment, condition monitoring, and non-destructive testing. “Fluke’s acquisition of PRUFTECHNIK reflects the growing importance our customers place on reliability systems to keep their equipment in optimum operating condition,” said Marc Tremblay, president of Fluke Corporation. “This business will …

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